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Summer Tomato Sauce

Servings
cup

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 lbs. ripe tomatoes
  • 1/2 to 1 cup minced fresh basil
  • 1/4 cup olive oil, more if desired
  • 1 to 3 medium cloves garlic, minced
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Preparation

  1. Coarsely chop tomatoes (you should have about 6 cups) and reserve juice. Place tomatoes and juice in a large nonmetallic bowl. Stir in remaining ingredients and set aside at room temperature so flavors can develop.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size Makes 6 cups
  • Calories 121
  • Carbohydrate Content 9 g
  • Cholesterol Content 0 mg
  • Fat Content 10 g
  • Fiber Content 2 g
  • Protein Content 2 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 1 g
  • Sodium Content 17 mg
  • Sugar Content 0 g
  • Trans Fat Content 0 g
  • Unsaturated Fat Content 0 g